Buchanan Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 3:30 AM CDT Mar. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Warning in effect from 7 PM this evening to 7 PM
CDT Saturday...

* what... heavy snow with light ice amounts possible. Total snow
accumulations of 6 to 9 inches, with localized amounts up to 12
inches. Minor ice accumulations of a light glaze. East winds
could gust to 30 to 35 mph at times.

* Where... portions of east central and northeast Iowa and north
central and northwest Illinois.

* When... from 7 PM this evening to 7 PM CDT Saturday.

* Additional details... snowfall rates may peak between 1-2
inches per hour leading to significant reductions in
visibility and very difficult travel conditions. The heavy wet
snow may result in broken tree branches, which could lead to
sporadic power outages.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet
and ice will make travel very hazardous or impossible. Additional
information can be found at www.Weather.Gov/quadcities